The seven-year journey of Roma, once a poster boy for the Ukrainian Revolution, who is released from the orphanage at eighteen into the adult world with nothing but a knife and a lighter.
Nazovni / Olha Zhurba / 2022 / 79 min.
Ukraine, Denmark, Netherlands
Ukrainian, Russian, Romani
Political regimes and conflicts
The film documents the life of one of the oldest and largest European markets. Passion on both sides of the counter, loaders’ dreams, hidden fantasies of fish sellers… Security guards and flea market manager share their thoughts about the universe and the meaning of life. The past, the present, the future, and other gypsy predictions, …
PLAI. A MOUNTAIN PATH
Hannusia puts the burden of farming in the Carpathian Mountains on herself after Dmytro, her husband of thirty years, losses his leg defending independence of modern Ukraine. Their grandchildren of six and three years old help them too.
Aya grows up with her mother on the island of Lahou (Ivory Coast). Joyful and carefree, she likes to pick coconuts and sleep on the sand. However, her paradise is doomed to disappear under the waters. As the waves threaten her house, Aya makes a choice: the sea can rise, but she will not leave …